World No Tobacco Day Observed in CT Public School

Students wore wrist bands and presented it to the people in the locality to give up the habit of smoking
Jalandhar 30 May (Jaswinder Azad)- World No Tobacco Day was observed in CT Public School to warn the people against the harmful effects of tobacco. The students made wrist bands, face painting and presented it to the people in the locality to give up the habit of smoking as it is harmful not only to the smokers but also to the ones who are in their proximity as they become victims of passive smoking. They also made face painting highlighting the harmful effects of tobacco consumption. World No Tobacco Day is celebrated around the world every year on May 31. Mrs. Suman Rana (Principal, CT Public School) said that this yearly celebration informs the public on the dangers of using tobacco, the business practices of tobacco companies, what WHO is doing to fight the tobacco epidemic, and what people around the world can do to claim their right to health and healthy living and to protect future generations. She informed that every year in world about 50 to 60 lakh people die while in India about 10 to 12 people die due to the consumption of tobacco and its products. S. CHaranjit Singh Channi (Chairman, CT Group) said that CT Public School took up this mammoth task on their shoulders to fight this deadly menace which is gnawing at the vitals of our society. He said, “Everyone should take an Oath to create awareness about the ill-effects of tobacco consumption.”
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